Philadelphia World Heritage City Film

Source: Global Philadelphia Association

Description: The Philadelphia World Heritage City film is a 28-minute documentary written and narrated by University of Pennsylvania Professor of History of Art, David B. Brownlee, Ph.D., FSAH, and produced and directed by filmmaker Sam Katz. Created to commemorate the historic designation of Philadelphia as the First World Heritage City in the United States, the film spans centuries and offers an exceptional glimpse into the formation and development of Philadelphia, illustrating the city’s leadership role in the fields of art, transportation, urban planning, medicine, and more. The film is available to stream for free, and subtitled in 13 languages (EnglishSpanishChineseArabicKoreanJapaneseHebrewFrenchVietnameseHindiGermanPortuguese, and Italian).

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